Asia's industrial boom is exacerbating water pollution in the region, but research shows the rural poor have little information about who is polluting their water, the toxins they are exposed to, and the resulting health impacts.
After two years of heated campaigning and butting heads, Greenpeace and seafood giant Thai Union have reached a joint agreement on how to drive sustainable change in the company's operations and the rest of the seafood industry.
Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada –
The countries of the Mekong Basin need to stop blaming each other for water woes and get on with creating a sustainable and coordinated plan for the region, say National University of Singapore's Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
Susanne Becken –
International tourism may be booming but the benefits don't always reach the local populations due to leakage. Griffith University's Susanne Becken explains what leakage is and how to turn the situation around.
Floods and natural disasters across Asia-Pacific are worrisome threats to the region's communities and economies. UN ESCAP executive secretary Shamshad Akhtar outlines ways the region can build resilience to extreme weather events.
Calling for a 'new industrial revolution' to promote equitable human well-being with lower resource use, the report cautions that the Asia-Pacific region cannot depend on declining natural resource costs for ...
Over the last year Intellecap has been working with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network on exploring opportunities for Private Sector Engagement in Urban Climate ...